Author Archives: Shannan Martin

Live Small

Live Small

Jesus is often in the last place I want to look but the very place He always said He would be — in the whisper, in the children, in the small and secret places. ~ Simply Tuesday, Emily P. Freeman1 “I can’t stop thinking that if I make this move, I might never regain my

The Ministry of Paying Attention

In the book of John we read about John and Andrew, ordinary men who, by the power of the Spirit, recognized Jesus as the Lamb of God. Compelled by His presence, eager and curious, their first questions were stunningly basic. Who was He, really? How did He live? Jesus’ response? Come and see. — John

Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You

When my doorbell rang last August, Michelle was the last person I expected to be waiting on the other side. I’d only met her a few times in the four years we had lived on the same street, and none of those times had been particularly noteworthy. I made an effort in the beginning, dropping

The Solution to Doom

The end of the world is coming soon. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay. — 1 Peter 4:7-9 I

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